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residents are reeling from sandy's impact. according to an early estimate from ploody's analytic the damage will approach $50 billion including property damage and loss of economic aft ty. more than 3.5 home owners and businesses are facing a day without power. the good news the number keeps coming down but there are still millions without power and then new york, staten island where at least 90 people were killed. the situation is particularly grim and residents are still cold, hungry, without power and supplies. they now feel a profound sense of loss and are getting increasingly angry. >> every person on this block lost everything. >> we want people to know we are hurting down here and we need help. >> i think we are not getting the attention because we are a working class neighborhood and kind of just like fend for yourself kind of thing. >> there it is. you heard that feeling there that those folks have right now. this is a recovery mission. janet napolitano along with fema's deputy administrator will arrive on staten island later today. three navy war ships are anchored off the northea
on the ground in seaside heights, new jersey. >>> and as the campaign enters the final five days, did sandy stall governor's momentum? good morning from washington. we've got a packed show today, thursday, november 1st. no more surprises. anything that happens now is a november surprise. i'm chuck todd. the storm recovery is just beginning and as victims try to put their lives back together, the frustration is beginning and it's mounting over just how long that recovery process will take. at least 74 people have been killed by the storm. millions of homes and businesses are still without power. new york city is grinding back into business a little bit and that's producing a traffic nightmare. the traffic problems are so bad that governor andrew cuomo has declared an emergency and there's a mandate of three people per vehicle for cars entering manhattan between 6:00 a.m. and midnight there. are long lines across the region. wednesday along the garden state parkway in hoboken, about a quarter of city is still flooded and 90% is without power. national guard troops are delivering food to peopl
of -- in the aftermath of hurricane sandy last week. >> if the president of the united states does something good, i'm going to say he did something good and give him credit pore ifor it. but it doesn't take away for a minute i was the first governor in america to endorse mitt romney, that i traveled literally tens of thousands of miles for him, raised tens of millions of dollars for him. >>> hurricane sandy doesn't explain the gop's decisive demographic depete. exit polls show republicans lost by wide margins among latinos, african-americans, asian-americans and women. >> you cannot dodge, i think, the reality that the republican party has a woman problem. men are supportive, women are not. you got to look at it. >> what's happened with the republicans is they are the republican party a madmen party in a modern family america and it just doesn't fit anymore. >> in hindsight, senator marco rubio would have been the best choice to run with mitt romney. the gop needs to send a powerful signal to hispanic voters that the party respects them. >> conservative radio host though rush limbaugh fired back. >
. and then hurricane sandy hit. on tuesday romney will try to unseat an incumbent president, he's trying to knock a party out of power after just one term. while the president is targeting each part of his coalition with a handful of small arguments, romney is counting on winning the large one. >> he made a lot of promises, but those promises he couldn't keep. and the difference between us, he made promises he couldn't keep, i'm making promises i have kept and i will keep them for the american people. >> so where does that leave us? the two campaigns believe passionately in two different realities. the president obama campaign believes the countries demographics have changed the etor roert in your favor. the romney campaign believes you have the momentum to swing over. it's possible we are headed for a 50/50 split. it all comes down to nine states or seven or five? whatever the result. polarization is hardening. the house has changed hands three times in the last two decades. two of those times have been in the last six years. red states are getting redder and blue states are getting bluer. the e
sandy. haven't seen numbers like that for this president on a single event, of course, going back to bin laden. and we may be seeing a sandy effect in other numbers. when voters are asked which candidate has better leadership qualities, the president -- more now pick the president. two weeks ago mitt romney led in that question, 44% to 40%. this doesn't mean romney doesn't have some things going for him. he's winning independents, the group the president won in 2008. romney leads them now by seven points. and romney leads by five points when voters are asked which candidate is better prepped to create jobs and improve the economy. still, the president continues to have a double digit lead on which candidate will do better at looking 0 out for the middle class. obama leads by 11 points on that economic values question, if you will. so where does this race stand? the best gauge may be the candidate's schedules. the president spends his final day defending that midwestern firewall. he'll be in madison, wisconsin, this morning. columbus, ohio, this afternoon. he ends his campaign in des moin
before, but it's still an elevated level above 400,000 and you can thank superstorm sand sandy for that. sandy brought in all of these jobless claims and this is going to be something that's really going to wreak some havoc with the economic numbers over the next many months or so. you can expect these to continue to be in there affecting things like retail sales. as millions of americans are taking to the roads for the thanksgiving holiday, this is also a huge issue when it comes to car rentals. if you are in the northeast and you're planning on rent iing a r at the last minute, you'd better think again because sandy, again, has changed the fen phenomenon with that. so many people have had to rent cars because their own were damaged during the storm it has left rental car companies with a very short supply of cars they can hand out to other people. sandy, again, continues to have all these ripple effects on impacts on things like the numbers we watch every day. that's huge for the market. the other huge thing, luke, what happens next week when congressional leaders come back and we see
. chris christie hugely focused in the run up to the election after hurricane sandy, saying nice things about president obama. in "the new york times" today, the governor of iowa is quoted as saying the following. i will put it up and read here. there are some people that think maybe he could have handled it, been a little less gushing. but that's his personality. he has got that new jersey edge to him. you know, for good or bad. i don't think most people describe chris christie as gushing but that's fine, one way or the other. >> he emotes. >> are you surprised at the level of blow back for folks who haven't read "the new york times" story, they should. whether christie gave obama a hand up in the election. are you surprised by it? >> first, let's just say it's not true that president obama won because of hurricane sandy. >> correct. >> the fact is according to some of the numbers, he may have lost as many as 800,000 votes because turnout was down in the most affected areas. there's two sides to this. there's politics and there's personal. you know, i just don't think chris christie wa
-election. he filed papers yesterday, told reporters that he wants to stay on the job to help sandy torn new jersey through the rebuilding and recovery. it's unclear who his democratic challenger will be. some speculated mayor cory booker or state senator richard coady cody. cory booker probably would head that list and that's been the talked about speculation on that front. >>> a date set to fill the u.s. house seat left open by jesse jackson jr.'s resignation. the general election is set for march 19. running among other names mentioned contenders are jackson's wife, sandy jackson, hutchinson, and illinois state senator napoleon harris. >>> after four years under the chairmanship of mary shapiro, the securities and exchange commission will get new leadership. shapiro became the first woman to lead the s.e.c. announced she will leave her post. by the way she is getting rave reviews from "the wall street journal," t"the washington post" you name it for revitalizing the s.e.c. as a regulatory agency with potential death. the white house has named current s.e.c. commissioner elisse walter to c
to give you two other ones. jobless claims, the first jobless claims since superstorm sandy. here's the bad news, 78,000 new jobless claims. we're now up to 439,000 jobless claims. and that is not good news. you had to expect, and maybe it will come back, but that's putting a little bit of a fine point on really how impactful the storm ultimately was. other big news that wall street is looking at, walmart. they reported earnings. but the bigger issue, they acknowledged for the first time that there is allegations of bribery, of potentially, the foreign corrupt practices act now in china, brazil, india, you might recall -- >> mexico? >> and mexico. now, it looks like it's expanding and that is going to be a big issue. not just on wall street, but washington as well. >> andrew ross sorkin at cnbc headquarters. thanks very much. >> great to see you. >>> well, is the middle east on the brink of another war? we're live in israel. that's next. "the daily rundown" will be back in 30 seconds. >>> as we told you, a really busy day on capitol hill. these are live pictures with the senate ar
democrats that tell me they think there's a sandy effect on jewish voters because a lot of northeastern voters in general just didn't cast the amount of ballots and maybe the president would have gotten over 70%. we'll see in 2016. our political panel will be here next. but first the white house soup of the day -- i think this should be the official soup of the fiscal cliff, 15 bean. these negotiations have to have a little bit of everything. a legume here, a legume there, taxes, entitlements, cuts, all represented by a different bean. wouldn't that be fun? [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a body in motion tends to stay in motion. staying active can actually ease arthritis symptoms. but if you have arthritis, staying active can be difficult. prescription celebrex can help relieve arthritis pain so your body can stay in motion. because just one 200mg celebrex a day can provide 24 hour relief for many with arthritis pain and inflammation. plus, in clinical studies, celebrex is proven to improve daily physical function so moving is eas
of new york affected by sandy are having good thanksgivings. you can donate familiar if i to family. just making the holidays a little better. >> david? >> want to say congratulations to our outgoing editor at "the washington post" on a great run and welcome to marty -- >> both great newspaper men and both should be held in high esteem. >> lay si psrsigan. the third year at notre dame, this is the third year -- >> they should have won last year. you realize they had this string going. '11 should have been their year. >> and go, buckingham palas. >> dad, thinking about you a lot today. we'll see you right back here tomorrow. coming up next on msnbc, chris jansing, bye-bye. one. two. three. my credit card rewards are easy to remember. with the bankamericard cash rewards credit card, i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every time. [ both ] 2% back on groceries. [ all ] 3% on gas! no hoops to jump through. i earn more cash back on the things i buy most. [ woman in pet store ] it's as easy as... [ all ] one! -two. -[ all ] three! [ male announcer ] the bankamericard cash rewards credit card. apply
of that because of sandy's and the rebuilding. we have seen a bit of a turn in the housing market. there's a silver lining to leave you with, chris. >> becky, very quickly, i know the dow went up after the congressional leaders came out on friday. is this just kind of the feel of confidence at this point? we're no further down the line on specifics than last week. >> you hit it right on the nose, chris. that's exactly what this is. this is a game of confidence. you see confidence rise and drop over recent weeks and that's where the market has been going, too. when confidence come back out that's when the market sells off. we have a ways to go. you can bet the market will be volatile. >> thank you, becky. next, we're live on the ground in the mideast on both sides. increasingly deadly conflict. >>> it is now day six of deadly rocket exchanges between israel and gaza as ban ki-moon is set to arrive in an effort to forge a ceasefire. the negotiations come on the heels of one of the deadliest attacks on sunday when a rocket killed 11 palestinians. the nearly webbing long conflict is the firs
jobless claims which have some sandy issues involved or the fiscal cliff talks? >> definitely the fiscal cliff. what you were talking about yesterday, boehner's comments really turned things around for the markets, all this sense of optimism all of a sudden. we saw the markets go from down triple digits for the dow up to triple digits. we haven't seen a swing like that since over a year ago. it's been october of 2011 was the last time it happened. it's definitely the fiscal cliff driving things. we heard commentary from lloyd blankfein, between that and the lead story -- one of the top stories on the front page of the "wall street journal" suggesting the president is flexible on the tax hikes, that sounds like a deal might get done. you see a gain of 50 or 60 points. gdp up 2.7% from 2%. there was concerning things when you dig into the numbers, it's all fiscal cliff all the time here, chuck. >> oh, hopefully, as you guys say, it will all -- people will rise above, right, becky? >> that's right. >> i know. i see the button. up next, we're taking a deep dive into the u.s. relationship wit
. these numbers were thrown off by sandy. at this point i think wall street is easing into friday. chris, back to you. >> maybe they're just happy it's friday, becky. >> reporter: i am. >>> well, it didn't take long for republicans to reject the president's proposed solution to the fiscal cliff crisis. now harry reid says it's the republicans turn to put out their own plan. with me now tennessee republican congresswoman diane black who is a member of both the budget and ways and means committees. congresswoman, thank you for joining me. we had some reporting earlier that said don't expect any public counter prproposal from republicans. can i ask you why not? >> well, i think, chris, that you can just look at what we did before the election. actually the medicare is what we put the plan out for and we also have a plan out there to avert the fiscal cliff and sequestration. our plans are already there. and we're just waiting for the president to come out with a plan. everything we're hearing is so one-sided. it's all about taxes and now he's telling us he wants to spend $1.6 trillion more than wh
. late last night virginia was called in the president's favor. and more than hurricane sandy, the employment rate, or even the auto bailout what proved decisive was cold, hard demographics. as the obama campaign predicted more than a year ago the white portion of the electorate would drop and it dropped from 74% to 72% in 2012. the president may have won just 39% of white voters but he carried nearly eight in ten nonwhite voters including a whopping 93% of african-americans. 71% of had a tinos, and 73% of asian voters. and despite all the predictions young voters wouldn't turn out, they made up a higher percentage of the electorate than they did four years ago. that's right. a higher percentage of the electorate. romney also fell short on the issue which was supposed to be his calling card for office and which voters picked as their top concern, the economy. nearly as many said the president would be the best to better handle the economy. 49%/48% there. and they picked the president on the economic values question, who is more in touch with people like you. he won that questi
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